BREC Luncheon: Building (it) Together

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Name: BREC Luncheon: Building (it) Together
Date: October 18, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Event Description:


Registration is closed.

Join us for a presentation and discussion that communicates the need and opportunity for collaborative decision-making between industry and education moving forward. Learn about the varying assets that will help to strengthen greater Birmingham's future, whether that is talent, entrepreneurship or a strategic plan.

The luncheon is in the BBA's Auditorium located on the second floor of the Financial Center. The cost is $10 for BBA investors and $20 for non-investors. Registration prior to the event is required.  If you do not have your login information, please contact Lisa Swanger at lswanger@birminghambusinessalliance.com

Registration & Lunch: 11:30 a.m.
Program: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday, October 18
 
About BREC
BREC is a council of Birmingham Business Alliance investors who are committed to helping small businesses in the greater Birmingham region succeed. BREC is the successor council to the African American Business Council, Hispanic Business Council, Small Business Committee and the Women's Business Council.  Janell Ahnert, a partner with Bressler Amery & Ross, serves as Chair of the 2018 BREC. For more information, contact Laura Boyles, BBA Director of Investor Relations, at lboyles
@birminghambusinessalliance.com.

 
More about Building (it) Together
 
Research
Burning Glass Technologies and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) conducted an economic development and labor market analysis to examine issues and opportunities to grow jobs and economic prosperity in the Greater Birmingham, Alabama region, which includes Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker counties.
 
Public Engagement
An aggressive public engagement initiative will take place throughout summer 2018 to share the report findings, collect insights and spur action to align education and training with jobs.
 
The Name
The name "building (it) together" communicates the need and opportunity for collaborative decision-making between industry and education moving forward. "(it)" is a flexible element that signifies the varying assets that will help to strengthen the Greater Birmingham region's economic future, whether that is (talent), (entrepreneurship) or (momentum).
 
Take Action
We can use this unifying information as we all make decisions, take action and start building (it) together. By doing so, we will collectively create a stronger economic future for everyone living in the seven-county region. Get started today by reviewing a summary of the findings and/or exploring the full report.
 
Partners
The report was developed by Burning Glass Technologies and the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and funded through the Bold Goals Coalition of Central Alabama.
 
Building (it) Together's lead partners include:
Alabama Possible, Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA)*, Central Six AlabamaWorks!*, Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham*, Innovate Birmingham, Jefferson State Community College, United Way of Central Alabama* and UAB*. (*Report funder)
 
Location:
Birmingham Business Alliance
505 20th Street North, Suite 200
Birmingham, AL 35203

Enter attached parking deck from 5th Avenue North. 
Date/Time Information:
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Buffet opens and registration begins
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Program 
Contact Information:
Laura Boyles
Fees/Admission:
BBA Investors: $10.00
Non-Investors: $20.00
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